Who's facing off in Washtenaw County school board elections
School districts throughout the state and Washtenaw County are facing dwindling budgets, and school board members are facing tough decisions on what to cut.
Voters head to the polls Tuesday to choose the leaders for county school districts. Here's who you'll see on the ballot:
Ann Arbor: Six people are facing off for two four-year seats on the Ann Arbor Board of Education. The candidates are: Albert Howard, Ahmar Iqbal, Patrick Leonard, Simone Lightfoot, Lawrence A. Murphy and Andy Thomas.
- Meet the candidates: Six people vie for two seats on the Ann Arbor Board of Education
- Ann Arbor school board candidates raise and spend money in bids for four-year seats
- Ann Arbor Board of Education candidates meet in final forum at Ann Arbor Open
Lincoln: Three candidates are competing for two seats on the Lincoln Consolidated School Board. The candidates are: Brad Labadie, David A. McMahon and Kimberly A. Samuelson.
Manchester: Three candidates are up for two open spots on the Manchester Community School Board. They are Christine Fegan, Melanie Nau and W. Lyndon Uphaus.
Election preview from the Manchester Enterprise: Three candidates hope to fill two available school board seats
Milan: Three candidates are seeking a full term on the Milan Area Schools board. They are: Alan Fellhauer, Janice S. Kiger and Eric Peacock. Two additional candidates are seeking a partial term spot that expires Dec. 31, 2012. Those candidates are: Sean Duval and Diane Hovatter.
Election preview from the Milan News Leader: Five candidates vying for three seats on Milan Board of Education
Saline: Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Saline Area Schools Board of Education. The candidates are: David Friese, David Holden, Patti Tanner and David Zimmer.
Election preview: Four candidates running for two seats on Saline school board
Willow Run: One candidate — Gregory L. Myers — is seeking a full-term position with the Willow Run Community Schools board. No candidates are listed as seeking a partial term that ends Dec. 31, 2012.
Ypsilanti: Three candidates are up for two spots on the Ypsilanti School Board. The candidates are: Andy Fanta, Linda Horne and Eric Temple.
Election preview: Three candidates seeking two open spots on the Ypsilanti School Board
For a full list of Washtenaw County school board candidates, click here.